Strategic location

Keilir Aviation Academy in Iceland, founded in 2008, offers professional pilot training and a range of study programs within the aviation industry. With experienced staff, an inspiring flying environment and state-of-the-art aircraft, we provide the ideal place for students to jump-start their aviation career. We are an approved ATO in accordance with European EASA regulations, and our students graduate with EASA licenses.

Iceland - the country of fire and ice

At Keilir Aviation Academy you are close to unspoiled nature and Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland – a city famous for its vibrant cultural and social scene. When in Iceland you will never be far from some of the most exciting and unique places in the world – no matter if you are flying or enjoying a day off.

History and milestones
Founded
  • The school was founded by the Icelandair captain Kari Karason
  • We got the company name from the nearby volcano, Keilir.
2008
Founded
  • The school was founded by the Icelandair captain Kari Karason
  • We got the company name from the nearby volcano, Keilir.
2009
5 brand new aircraft

Keilir invested in 5 new state-of-the-art Diamond Aircraft

  • 2 x Diamond DA20 Eclipse
  • 2 x Diamond DA40 TDI
  • 1 x Diamond DA42 NG
[Eja-fjattla-jökuttl]

Remember Eyjafjallajökull? We hosted the volcanic  conference in cooperation with ICAO, IATA and others. Aviation leaders, experts and policy-makers from all over the world will gathered at Keflavik Airport in Iceland to discuss what lessons have been learnt from the Eyjafjallajokull eruption.

2010
[Eja-fjattla-jökuttl]

Remember Eyjafjallajökull? We hosted the volcanic  conference in cooperation with ICAO, IATA and others. Aviation leaders, experts and policy-makers from all over the world will gathered at Keflavik Airport in Iceland to discuss what lessons have been learnt from the Eyjafjallajokull eruption.

2012
International students

We see a great demand from abroad, especially Scandinavia and approximately 40% of our students are international.

  • All training conducted in English, benefitting both international and Icelandic students.
Integrated Pilot Training
  • First training provider in Iceland to offer integrated training
  • Fleet increasing to 7 aircraft and 1 full motion simulator
2014
Integrated Pilot Training
  • First training provider in Iceland to offer integrated training
  • Fleet increasing to 7 aircraft and 1 full motion simulator
2016
New addition to the fleet
  • Fleet increasing to 10 aircraft
Iceland Cadet Program

First course start of the Icelandair cadet program.

This approach in pilot education and training is well known within international airlines and we seek this opportunity in order to secure the continuing growth of Icelandair.

– Hilmar B. Barldursson, VP of Flight Operations at Icelandair.

2017
Iceland Cadet Program

First course start of the Icelandair cadet program.

This approach in pilot education and training is well known within international airlines and we seek this opportunity in order to secure the continuing growth of Icelandair.

– Hilmar B. Barldursson, VP of Flight Operations at Icelandair.

2018
Continuous growth
  • New Diamond DA42 simulator
  • Fleet increasing to 14 aircraft and 2 simulators

We use cookies to give you the best online experience. By agreeing you accept the use of cookies in accordance with our cookie policy.

Privacy Settings saved!
Privacy Settings

When you visit any web site, it may store or retrieve information on your browser, mostly in the form of cookies. Control your personal Cookie Services here.


In order to use this website we use the following technically required cookies
  • wordpress_test_cookie
  • wordpress_logged_in_
  • wordpress_sec

This cookie is used to determine the preferred language of the visitor and sets the language accordingly on the website, if possible.
  • pll_language

Decline all Services
Accept all Services